324KM from Melbourne

Tucked neatly in between vast mountain ranges and the Ovens River, Bright is a location to love all year round.

With bustling ski-fields in the winter and a true culture of adventure in the summer, Bright will surprise you with its divine local produce, boutique wineries and distilleries and of course, acres of lush natural scenery.

  • Grab a bite Tomahawks
    This trendy Asian-fusion eatery is a little slice of Melbourne dropped into the country. Serving sophisticated cuisine with a casual dining experience, Tomahawks craft food and accompanying cocktails that taste every bit as good as they look.

    15 Camp St, Bright 3741

  • Quench your thirst Reed & Co. Gin Distillery
    Serving up gin distilled with native botanicals and cocktails inspired by the Australian Landscape, this sophisticated distillery is grounded by its devotion to all things local. Pop in and sample their Remedy Australian Dry Gin - it’s a classic!

    15 Wills St, Bright 3741

  • Stretch your legs Murray to Mountains Rail Trail Difficulty level: INTERMEDIATE
    Looking to see more of the diverse Bright countryside? Rent a bike from local vendor Cyclepath and take in over 100 kilometers of sealed bushland trails and mountain ranges along the Murray to Mountains trail.

    Bright 3741

  • Fill a shopping bag Milawa Cheese
    Family owned and crafted with all-local produce, the gourmet cheeses at Milawa are creamy, flavoursome and sustainability made. Drop by for a tasting with their dedicated team and take in the beautiful local scenery while you’re at it.

    17 Factory Road, Milawa 3678

  • Snap a selfie Apex Lookout Difficulty level: HARD
    This incredible peak offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountain ranges. The only catch? A steady 3km climb through alpine bush. It’s completely worth it, and also the perfect method to work off all that Milawa Cheese.

    Bright 3741

  • Spend quality time Bogong Horseback Adventures
    Want to explore the vast beauty of the Victorian High Country beyond the confines of a car? Embrace nature in all its raw glory with Bogong Horseback Adventures. From simple day rides to swagging under the stars on their pack-horse tours, you’re sure to find this experience one hell of a ride.

    52 Fredas Lane, Tawonga 3697

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